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Re: ISSUE-59: Should Window 1.0 include history?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 02:22:33 -0700
Message-ID: <44338C59.2090603@sicking.cc>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> 
> On Apr 3, 2006, at 4:18 PM, Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> ISSUE-59: Should Window 1.0 include history?
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/webapi/issues/59
>>
>> Raised by: Maciej Stachowiak
>> On product: Window
>>
>> Should the Window Object 1.0 specification cover the window.history 
>> object, in addition to the current
>> planned scope? I think this may be necessary to give a sensible and 
>> testable specification for the Location
>> object. And it will also simplify the definition of browsing context 
>> and allow it to match what Web Apps
>> 1.0 says better.
>>
>> This affects the scope of the spec and planned interfaces so it is an 
>> important issue to resolve to get the
>> spec "feature complete".
> 
> BTW I should mention that History does not have a very complicated 
> interface:
> 
> interface History {
>     readonly attribute length; // length only in the back direction
>     void back();
>     void forward();
>     void go(in long steps); // may be negative for steps back
> }

If it's that simple i'd say we should do it.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 5 April 2006 09:22:37 GMT

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